Definition of 'gun'
Example sentences containing 'gun'
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We need to do all we can to stop knife and gun crime. The Sun (2016)Planning to marry at this stage is jumping the gun. The Sun (2016)If only it was as simple as going on the gun. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The case has exposed a series of failures in gun control and mental health care. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This time he had a modified gun with two barrels and was so nervous that he used both. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It features no car chases, gun fights or blood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has become a rabbit warren for drug dealers and gun runners. The Sun (2010)Police found another gun at his house. The Sun (2007)You are jumping the gun and setting you both up for failure. The Sun (2011)But those wanting gun control have two factors on their side. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We are staring down the barrel of a gun. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are scared of gun and knife crime. The Sun (2008)It is directional so has to be pointed like a radar gun at the house you want to check. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His favourite was the 800 metres, in which she went out to win the race from the gun. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Trends of 'gun'
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Translations for 'gun'
British English: gun /ɡʌn/ NOUN
A gun is a weapon from which bullets or pellets are fired.
He pointed the gun at officers as they chased him.
- American English: gun
- Arabic: بُنْدُقِيَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: arma de fogo
- Chinese: 枪
- Croatian: pištolj
- Czech: zbraň střelná
- Danish: skydevåben
- Dutch: geweer
- European Spanish: pistola
- Finnish: ase
- French: fusil
- German: Gewehr
- Greek: όπλο
- Italian: arma da fuoco
- Japanese: 銃
- Korean: 총
- Norwegian: gevær
- Polish: broń
- European Portuguese: arma de fogo
- Romanian: armă
- Russian: огнестрельное оружие
- Spanish: pistola
- Swedish: pistol
- Thai: ปืน
- Turkish: silah
- Ukrainian: пістолет
- Vietnamese: súng
Definition of gun from the Collins English Dictionary
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